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Stories from Abroad

Why Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

Back in 2012, I found myself in rural Uganda, visiting a series of schools in different communities that were coping with a variety of challenges. This was my second stint in Uganda, having previously been in the country researching the arrival of big oil. This time, I was there checking out different communities, specifically visiting…

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Why All Students Should Travel Abroad

Just 5 years ago I’d never left North America and the idea of travelling the world was just a dream. Now I’ve traveled around the globe to over 40 countries (across 6 continents) and I’d like to tell you why. Do you know what you want to do for the rest of your life? Do you feel fully…

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‘Giving Paralysis’ by Evan Beck

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Stephanie’s Work Trip to Iganga, Uganda

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Jacob’s Weekend Out of Kampala

[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’] [av_heading heading=’Jacob Cutts Goes on Safari!’ tag=’h2′ style=’blockquote modern-quote modern-centered’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’5′ color=’custom-color-heading’ custom_font=’#ab7433′] Summer 2015 Semester in Development participant’s experience at Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda. [/av_heading] [/av_one_full][av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’…

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